Workshop: Code-Meshing in the Classroom

“Should Writer’s Use They Own English?: A Conversation on Code-Meshing in the Classroom” A Faculty Discussion with Dr. Vershawn Ashanti Young, Associate Professor in Drama and Speech Communication, University of Waterloo (Canada) https://uwaterloo.ca/drama-speech-communication/people-profiles/vershawn-young Organizers: Ahyana King, Director of Intercultural Affairs; Sean Meehan, Director of Writing Thursday, February 11, 2016 The format will be a brief… Read More Workshop: Code-Meshing in the Classroom

Articulating Effective Response to Student Writing

Articulating Effective Response to Student Writing November 11, 2015 12-1.15 Hynson Lounge   Conferencing with Students: Lessons from the Writing Center and the Classroom Neisha-Anne Green, Assistant Director of the Writing Center   Response Within and Beyond the Classroom: Using Canvas to Initiate Peer Response John Boyd, Director of the Writing Center   Using a… Read More Articulating Effective Response to Student Writing

How to Flip Without Flipping Out: Some Digital Resources for Teaching the Analog Experience of Writing

Below you will find links to some digital resources I selectively use in my writing courses at Washington College and recommend that you consider for your courses, suitable for teaching writing, argumentation, and style at all levels in the college. But this is not an argument to flip your classroom, per se, even though it looks like one.… Read More How to Flip Without Flipping Out: Some Digital Resources for Teaching the Analog Experience of Writing

Faculty Development Seminar: The Revision of Writing

Faculty Development Seminar: The Revision of Writing May 20, 2015 | Washington College Sponsors: Barbara and George Cromwell Center for Teaching and Learning, the Director of Writing, and The Writing Center. Seminar Leaders: John Boyd, Director of the Writing Center; Sean Meehan, Director of Writing Seminar Guidelines: This one-day seminar guides faculty in developing and… Read More Faculty Development Seminar: The Revision of Writing

Paper Grading

A blog post from Pedagogy Unbound that offers recommendations and ideas for dealing with the paper load: “So Many Papers, So Little Time.” This suggestion caught my eye as a good strategy for establishing a focus on audience and purpose for the writing assignment–that is, a way to get students to think about the audience and… Read More Paper Grading